Ever since 2008, I’ve been intrigued by the eastern blocks of the Central West End, which technically extends all the way to Vandeventer Avenue. Here is another post showing this area from 2016. The thoroughfare is cut up now by… Continue Reading
The intersection of Arsenal, Pennsylvania and Gravois is a fine mess, but what a view you have if you manage to get stopped on Gravois northeast-bound towards Downtown.
Continuing north, here is the west side of Jefferson between Arsenal and Gravois. From here, this is Jefferson from Gravois south to Arsenal.
Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed that I created a new Special Topics tag a month or so entitled “South Jefferson.” South of Interstate 44, the original Nineteenth Century streetscape is incredibly well-preserved, so for the next couple of days, I’m… Continue Reading
I checked up on this architectural treasure, the type of building that is no longer built, last summer, and this spring it is evident that it continues to deteriorate. I hope somehow it can be saved before it collapses, which… Continue Reading
I looked around the residential areas north of Niedringhaus Avenue in Granite City back in early April. The town’s heart is still the steel mill, which lies on the southeastern part of town, but the houses on this side of… Continue Reading
I’ve done a series of posts on the “Borderlands,” that strip of land left between St. Louis and the northern suburbs separated by Skinker/Kienlen (two of them you can read here and here). The most relevant one to this post,… Continue Reading
North of the Delmar Loop, and even north of Olive Boulevard, there is an intriguing cluster of old, very old houses, dating back to perhaps the late Nineteenth Century west of the City limits. The east-west streets have the same… Continue Reading
Back in January of this year, I took pictures of the east side of the 20th Street in the Hyde Park neighborhood, and in February, I came back, this time photographing the west side of the street. There are some… Continue Reading
Linton Street has some occupied and abandoned buildings, and like many streets affected by the curve of the Mississippi River, had its 1500-1800 blocks squeezed out. But then there are beautiful four-family apartment buildings with sun porches that gleam in… Continue Reading